What We Do
Working together to build the Internet of tomorrow®
Since its earliest inception in 1987, The North American Network Operators’ Group (NANOG) has been committed to the ongoing advancement of an open, secure, and robust Internet, by providing a platform that inspires, educates, and empowers our community to meet the ever-changing demands of a global network, in service of building the Internet of tomorrow.Meet Our Leadership
We’re dedicated to the ongoing advancement of an open, secure, and robust Internet, by inspiring, educating, and empowering our community to meet the ever-changing demands of a global network.
To provide a platform that inspires, educates, and empowers our community to work together in building the Internet of tomorrow.
The global network is the foundation of our modern society – We believe in working together to meet its ever-changing demands while upholding our shared values of
NANOG is a diverse community open to all.
Our Code of Conduct reflects our commitment to every community member's safety and mutual respect. The continued evolution of this policy, and our strict enforcement, is critical to upholding our mission and core values as a diverse community, welcoming to all.
We are dedicated to providing an enjoyable and educational experience for our community members, governing bodies, and staff, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, physical appearance, personal appearance, race, color, national origin, or religion (or lack thereof). Behavior that violates this Code of Conduct is not permitted in any NANOG or NANOG-sponsored space.
We are a Community
NANOG is, and always has been, dedicated to the people who make up our community. Through meetings, events, scholarships, fellowships, digital spaces, and social networks, we offer multiple ways to:
- Meet and learn from other professionals working or studying in your field.
- Share the latest Internet technologies and industry best practices.
- Form crucial peering arrangements.
- Discuss technical challenges faced by the community.
- Have meaningful conversations about what’s impacting your daily lives.
- Form strategic business relationships and friendships with like-minded peers.
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Your Expertise. Your Voice. Your NANOG.
As a 501(c)3 organization, our members vote every two years to elect NANOG’s Board of Directors, ensuring we continue to remain in service of our community, and dedicated to providing the resources and experiences that matter most to you.Become a Member